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Department of Finance Notice, 2003
under the
Executive Council Act
(O.C. 2003-366)

(Filed July 18, 2003)

Under the authority of section 5 of the Executive Council Act , the Lieutenant-Governor in Council gives the following Notice.

Dated at St. John’s , July 11, 2003.

Tim Murphy
Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council



Short title

        1. This Notice may be cited as the Department of Finance Notice, 2003 .

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        2. In this Notice

             (a)  "department" means the Department of Finance; and

             (b)  "minister" means the Minister of Finance.

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Departmental structure confirmed

        3. (1) The departmental structure is confirmed by Order in Council 2003-366.

             (2)  The department has three branches, as follows:

             (a)  Debt Management and Pensions Administration;

             (b)  Taxation and Fiscal Policy; and

             (c)  Economics and Statistics.

             (3)  The department is presided over by the minister.

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Powers and duties of the minister

        4. The powers, functions and duties of the minister include the supervision, control and direction of all matters relating to

             (a)  economic policy and statistics;

             (b)  debt management;

             (c)  administration of pensions and employee benefits;

             (d)  tax policy and administration of tax statutes;

             (e)  Federal/Provincial fiscal arrangements;

             (f)  project analysis; and

             (g)  the administration of the Acts set out in the Schedule and of all orders and regulations passed or made under those Acts, including those powers, functions or duties necessary or desirable for carrying out the purpose of those Acts,

which are not, or in so far as they are not, the responsibility of another minister, agency, body, corporation, board, organization or person.

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        5. The Department of Finance Notice, Newfoundland and Labrador Regulation 61/96, is repealed.

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              1.  Crown Guarantee and Loan Act

              2.  Crown Royalties Act

              3.  Financial Administration Act (with Executive Council)

              4.  Financial Corporations Capital Tax Act

              5.  Gasoline Tax Act

              6.  Government Money Purchase Pension Plan Act

              7.  Government-Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited Agreements Acts

              8.  Health and Post-Secondary Education Tax Act

              9.  Horse Racing Regulation and Tax Act

            10.  Income Tax Act, 2000

            11.  Industrial Development Corporation Act

            12.  Insurance Companies Tax Act

            13.  Labrador Transportation Initiative Fund Act

            14.  Liquor Control Act

            15.  Liquor Corporation Act

            16.  Loan (Canada Pension Plan Investment Fund) Act, 1966

            17.  Loan Act

            18.  Loan and Guarantee Act,1957

            19.  Local Authority Guarantee Act, 1957

            20.  Lotteries Act

            21.  Medical Association Agreement Act

            22.  Members of the House of Assembly Pensions Act

            23.  Mining and Mineral Rights Tax Act, 2002

            24.  Municipal Financing Corporation Act

            25.  Offshore Area Corporate Income Tax Act

            26.  Pension Contributions Reduction Act

            27.  Pensions Funding Act

            28.  Pippy Park Commission Act

            29.  Portability of Pensions Act

            30.  Public Service Pensions Act, 1991

            31.  Retail Sales Tax Act

            32.  School Tax Authorities Winding Up Act

            33.  Services Charges Act

            34.  Statistics Agency Act

            35.  Stock Savings Tax Credit Act

            36.  Supply Acts

            37.  Tax Agreement Act

            38.  Taxation of Utilities and Cable Television Companies Act (with Municipal and Provincial Affairs)

            39.  Teachers’ Pensions Act

            40.  Tobacco Tax Act

            41.  Uniformed Services Pensions Act, 1991

            42.  Venture Capital Act

            43.  War Service Pensions Act

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